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Turtles, tortoises and terrapins : a natural history, Ronald Orenstein

Label
Turtles, tortoises and terrapins : a natural history
Title
Turtles, tortoises and terrapins
Title remainder
a natural history
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Orenstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins explains the astonishing ways turtles cope with their environment, explores the debate on their origins and describes the latest discoveries about their often surprising lives ... Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins explores the threats turtles face around the world, on land and sea, and the efforts being made to conserve them. Fostering awareness about these unique and threatened creatures is among the main goals of this book."--Jacket
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orenstein, Ronald I.
Dewey number
597.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL666.C5
LC item number
O74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL666.C5
NAL item number
O74 2012
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Turtles
  • Turtles
Label
Turtles, tortoises and terrapins : a natural history, Ronald Orenstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : why turtles matter -- pt. I. What turtles are. The essential turtle -- Turtles in time -- Turtles around the world I : sidenecks and hidden necks -- Turtles around the world II : terrapins and tortoises -- pt. II. How turtles live. Under the hood -- Life as a turtle -- 'Twixt plated decks -- The endless journey -- pt. III. Will turtles survive? Peril on land -- Peril at sea
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9781770851191
Lccn
2012517857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Stock number
1349078
System control number
  • ocn791162481
  • (OCoLC)791162481
Label
Turtles, tortoises and terrapins : a natural history, Ronald Orenstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-439) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : why turtles matter -- pt. I. What turtles are. The essential turtle -- Turtles in time -- Turtles around the world I : sidenecks and hidden necks -- Turtles around the world II : terrapins and tortoises -- pt. II. How turtles live. Under the hood -- Life as a turtle -- 'Twixt plated decks -- The endless journey -- pt. III. Will turtles survive? Peril on land -- Peril at sea
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9781770851191
Lccn
2012517857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Stock number
1349078
System control number
  • ocn791162481
  • (OCoLC)791162481

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